SAS programming for beginners
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SAS programming for beginners

learning SAS step-by-step with hands-on SAS programs
3.8 (130 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
880 students enrolled
Created by Sharon Cheng
Last updated 4/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • know how to navigate/work in SAS environment
  • know how to get/import various types of data into SAS
  • know how to create permanent SAS datasets
  • know how to create and redefine variables using assignment statements
  • know how to use SAS functions
  • know how to perform conditional processing using IF-THEN statements
  • know how to subset your Data
  • know how to simplify your data with Array
  • know how to sorting, printing and summarizing data using SAS Procedures
  • SAS Macros Introduction
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Requirements
  • Basic computer and Internet skills
  • This is an entry level SAS programming course, there are no prerequisites for this course
Description

This course was updated on 01/2017.

Please Note:

The course's provider is Sharon @ SC statistical programming (formerly treehouse of SAS programming, which is replaced by SC statistical programming). 

I have the SAS software licence, which allows me to create and sell video-based SAS programming online courses.

Course Description:

Do you want to start learning SAS easily and quickly? You have come to the right place! SAS programming for beginners is a SAS entry level course, which is designed to show you how to write SAS programs step by step from the start. SAS programming skill is highly demanded and rewarded in many fields. This course is for students who want to learn SAS and pursue career in related fields, as well as for professionals who want to equip themselves with this new skill to broaden their career path or bring it to the next level.

This course has

  • Each lecture shows hands-on coding in SAS programming environment as well as detailed step-by-step explanations
  • The course supplements (including SAS codes and data used in lectures) are easy downloadable for your own practice.
  • The SAS code and data are compatible across all SAS programming environments.


References:

SAS certification prep guide: base programming by SAS Institute

The little SAS book: a primer / Lora D. Delwiche and Susan J. Slaughter

Learning SAS by example: a programmer's guide / Ron Cody 

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who is interested in learning SAS programming easily and quickly from the start (This is an entry level SAS programming course)
  • Students who want to learn SAS programming to start a new career
  • Professionals who want to learn SAS programming to broad their career path
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Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
03:41:59
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Course Overview and Supplements
2 Lectures 03:58

This lecture contains the downloadable course supplements (including SAS codes and data used in all lectures) for your own practice:

  1. All SAS code/program files are in a zipped folder; all files in the folder are in their original SAS format, and you may directly open them in the SAS software
  2. All Data files are in a zipped folder; all files in the folder are in their original format
course supplements: SAS codes and Data files in zip folder
01:03
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An Introduction to SAS
1 Lecture 05:53
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Getting Data into SAS
9 Lectures 01:16:16


Read data delimited by any delimiters using list input
08:51

Read data in fixed columns using column input
06:00

Read data in fixed columns using formatted input: Part 1
08:29

Read data in fixed columns using formatted input: Part 2
08:38

Create internal SAS data using DATALINES statement
03:00

Create permanent SAS datasets using LIBNAME statement
10:47

Import Excel file into SAS using Proc Import
17:38
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Working with Data
7 Lectures 01:15:22

SAS functions
10:26

Perform conditional processing using IF-THEN statements
13:37

Group observations with IF-THEN/ELSE Statements
14:55

Subset your Data
08:35

Simplify your data with Array
10:51

Continue on Array
09:45
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Sorting, printing and summarizing data using SAS Procedures
4 Lectures 41:13
Sorting Your Data with PROC SORT
13:17

Printing Your Data with PROC PRINT
07:09

Summarizing Your Data Using PROC MEANS
12:10

Counting Your Data with PROC FREQ
08:37
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SAS Macro Introduction
4 Lectures 19:17
SAS Macro Overview
02:48

Replacing Text Strings Using Macro Variables
05:56

Generating SAS Code Using Macros
06:04

Passing Information into a Macro Using Parameters
04:29
About the Instructor
Sharon Cheng
4.1 Average rating
242 Reviews
1,165 Students
8 Courses
online instructor; a SAS certified programmer

Before I become an online SAS programming instructor, I have worked as a statistician/SAS programmer for 7 years. I am a SAS certified professional and highly proficient in SAS programming, and I enjoy teaching as well. Now I would like to use my SAS programming skills to help people learning SAS in an easy and affordable way. 

My website also offers: 

free SAS programming videos (also available on my YouTube channel SC statistical programming) 

free SAS programming articles

affordable online SAS programming courses at various levels